Upgrading the town
Commissioners pass ordinance to widen streets, fix parks; also honor painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Commissioners has adopted an ordinance to issue a bond for $3.2 million in order to upgrade township equipment and infrastructure. “This is our capital program that we do ...
Time to hurt animals
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it was only a matter of time before Donald Trump got around to hurting animals - already the most oppr...
Safety improvements proposed for Newark Street
Bump outs, bike lanes, flashing signs and more
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
The city may undertake construction on Newark Street to make it safer for motorists and pedestrians, according to a public meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Multi Service Center. Roughly 40 ...
Washington slept here – well, almost
Presidents Day commemorates rebirth of Apple Tree House
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Local legend has long claimed that George Washington, as general of the Colonial Army, met with French Major Gen. Marquis de Lafayette in 1779 under an apple tree in front of a house on Academy Str...
A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Chester Gigolo might just be one of Hudson County's hidden talents. He's a budding actor, having appeared in commercials for Verizion, QVC, and Mastercard. He's a published author, and he's a star ...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
Still betrayed
Feb 26, 2017 | 6 6 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On March 30, 2014, I wrote what would be my first of many letters to the editor entitled “Betrayed” about the Monarch project that is proposed to be built on the northern waterfront by...
TASTY TIDBITS
Lincoln’s boys enjoy hoop resurgence
Remembering Wejnert; Marist girls remain unbeaten; top fives
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The association between Bill Zasowski and Lincoln High School came together pretty innocently. Gary Pitchford , a friend of Zasowski’s and an alumnus of Lincoln, threw Zasowski’s hat into the ring ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority chair announces gubernatorial run According to a press release, chair of the HHA and founder of New Jersey Awakens, Dana Wefer, has announced her candidacy for governor.  ...
0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is especially troubleso...